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My Brother printer MFC_210C model shows on LCD screen "Unable to print" have followed instrs and LCD screen shows "Machine error 41" with 4 green status buttons, below LCD screen, flashing green continuously. What do I do now to fix the problem?

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First reset the printer by unplugging from power cable, and see if the problem persists on startup.

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    Ginko Apr 03, 2008

    If the reset did not work then you may have a problem with the printer head, infact error 41on MFC printers means: printhead defective. needs replacement (there is no toner in your printer ).

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Have you recently changed the toner is this printer?

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    Matt Jurach Apr 03, 2008

    In Brother printers, the infamous "Error 41" indicates that the printhead has failed. This is a permanent error that isn't normally user-servicable.

    Some users report that cleaning the printhead will sometimes clear the error for a certain period of time.

    Contacting Brother support
    and complaining will sometimes get a result as well, especially if the printer is fairly new. This problem has frustrated lots of their users, and by now they are sensitive to customer backlash.

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